IARU Region 2 Monitoring System

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This page provides links to some official information and documents that are useful to the work of the IARU Monitoring System. Please note that a link to the Web pages of another organization does not imply an official relationship with that organization. These links are provided only for information and convenience.

PowerPoint 2016 Presentation

What is & FAQ

Structure, features and functions

IARUMS Region 2 Operating Handbook

National Coordinator Profile

Volunteer Observer Profile

HF Band Plan

Keep in mind that not all countries have adopted the IARU band plans, and so some legitimate Amateurs may appear to be pirates or intruders when in fact they are not.
ITU Frequency Allocations
See the ITU frequency allocation tables for the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite Services for HF, VHF, UHF, SHF, and EHF bands in all three ITU Regions.

Don't forget to click on the Footnotes to see what conditions and exclusions apply to each band.
ITU Emission Codes The ITU standard classification of emissions and necessary bandwidths is used to define the type and method of modulation of radio signals. Parts of this standard nomenclature are used by the IARU Monitoring System to describe the various radio signals which are heard.
ITU Documents The ITU and Radio Club 4U1ITU have collected a number of interesting technical documents relating to the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite Services, including ITU Radio Regulations, ITU frequency allocations for all Amateur bands, table of call signs, ITU-R recommendations, and other ITU documents.
ITU Website
The ITU Website is a large and dynamic store of information. Visit especially the Radiocommunication Bureau (ITU-R) pages for documents relating to the Amateur Services, and use their powerful search facility to find what you want. 
Constitution of ITU Article 48   An extract of the terms of ITU Article 38, relating to military radio communications.
IARU Region 1 Monitoring System IARU Region 1 MS has an impressive collection of documents and information relating to the Monitoring System, including some of the items mentioned here.